Editorial Assistant

Fitt - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)3.0


Fitt is a community-driven media platform and activity marketplace where people discover, share, and sign up for health and fitness events. With 25 city-specific sites—each focusing on fitness studios, healthy eats, outdoor adventures, and upcoming events—Fitt is the go-to resource for fitness-loving locals, health-minded foodies, and adventure-seekers.

We’re looking for a creative and organized content editor to join our growing team. Under the direction of our Editor-in-Chief, you’ll assist in the creation and outward promotion of purpose-driven content while passionately upholding and growing Fitt’s brand. You’ll work directly with the editorial team to help scale, manage, and support Fitt’s fast-growing content platform and contributor network.

General Qualifications:
Demonstrate confidence in own writing ability
Display command of the English language
Uphold close, almost annoyingly OCD, attention to detail
Possess personality, voice, and originality in writing
Demonstrate patience and creativity in critiquing and revising work
Embody a tireless drive and commitment to building an authentic brand

Responsibilities:
Help to manage day-to-day editorial operations
Assume role of editor for short-form and promotional content to deliver feedback, criticism, and content suggestions
Assign feature articles to local contributors across Fitt’s communities
Proofread
Identify and recruit viable candidates for contributing roles
Assist in the onboarding process of new contributors
Write factually accurate and engaging content
Be truly devoted to creating an invaluable resource that will be the only local health and fitness platform that matters

Required Skills/Experience:
Mastery of the Google Docs editing suite
2-3 years in role of editing, proofreading, online content creation, or journalism
A sense of humor
Passion for and knowledge of the health and fitness industry
Working knowledge of WordPress or like platforms
Ease of communication and charisma
Organization

Working at Fitt:
Headquartered on Butler Street in Lawrenceville, the Fitt team is a collaborative, creative, ambitious bunch building the all-in-one localized fitness platform. A relaxed, yet focused, office setting mixes a make-yourself-at-home vibe with an any-means-necessary attitude. Besides awesome co-workers and an amazing mission, you’ll be treated to the finer things in life, like bottomless snacks, cornhole, and giant Jenga.